Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Sociology

The course offers you an exciting opportunity to study sociology at an advanced and specialised level with a distinctive focus on the tradition and contemporary forms of public sociology. It enables you to link theory, research and practice, develop in-depth knowledge and insights as well as gain the practical experience needed to build your skills as a public sociologist. Public sociology awakens and empowers your sociological imagination by connecting what you study with the social issues and challenges faced by contemporary civil society. It not only gives you the opportunity to develop advanced and specialist knowledge of sociological theory and research, it supports and challenges you to use this knowledge in ways that directly benefits others. The course is designed and delivered by academic professionals with expertise in carrying out research for and with many different clients, groups and communities.

Entry requirements

You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (normally a 2.2 or above). Applicants without formal qualifications will be considered but will be required to outline their motivation for study in their personal statement as well as demonstrate an ability to study at postgraduate level. English Language requirements can be found at www.ntu.ac.uk/englishlanguage

Course modules

Modules include: theorising public sociology; researching in and with society; service learning; contemporary approaches to public sociology; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules include: Theorising Public Sociology; Researching in and with Society; Service Learning; Contemporary Approaches to Public Sociology; Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The School of Social Sciences offers a number of competitive scholarships for full-time and part-time Masters courses; these include: School of Social Sciences Masters scholarships (for UK, EU and International students) and Nottingham Trent University International Scholarship Scheme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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